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Urge Overkill: Life Is A Dry Martini

Everett True, Melody Maker, 25 July 1992

Chicago's URGE OVERKILL are so cool, they don't even sweat. Some dunderheads think they they're a retro joke, but Dean Martin's a fan of their suavely perverted rock, and so is David Geffen — who's just signed them to DGC, home of Nirvana and Guns 'N Roses. EVERETT TRUE had a close shave with them in Chicago.

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